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Date of Birth 13 December 1974Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Birth NameNicolas Augustine McCarthy

Mini Bio (1)

Nick McCarthy was born on December 13, 1974 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England as Nicolas Augustine McCarthy. He is a composer, known for 9 Songs (2004), Hallam Foe (2007) and Endless Love (2014). He has been married to Manuela Gernedel since July 2, 2005.

Spouse (1)

Manuela Gernedel (2 July 2005 - present)

Trivia (8)

Guitarist & keyboardist of the group Franz Ferdinand.
Grew up in Germany, hence the German lyrics at the end of the Franz Ferdinand song Darts of Pleasure.
Met his Austrian wife in Munich where both of them studied.
Speaks German fluently.
Was a part of the bands Embryo, Kamerakino, and the jazz band Scatter, prior to Franz Ferdinand.
Formed another band called Box Codax with his good friend Alexander Ragnew.
Was initially supposed to play drums for Franz Ferdinand.
Met lead singer and guitarist Alex Kapranos at a party in 2001, where the two initially got into a fight.

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